Published: 19th November 2020
Times Higher Education Ranking: India at 15, IIT Delhi ranks as the most employable university in the country
IIT Kharagpur and Amity University have made a fresh entry into Top 250 Rankings this year with IIT Kharagpur at 195 and Amity at 236th rank
Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Delhi is the most employable university in the country as per the recently released Global Employability Ranking and Survey of GEURS 2020. In a comprehensive report on the performance of the universities of various countries, India has shown a commendable increase in overall employability, rising to number 15 position, vis a vis its 23rd rank in 2010.
"Employability Rankings 2020: Glad to share that India has been featured among the top 15 countries with universities producing the most employable graduates. India has improved its ranking from 23 in 2010 to 15 in 2020," Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted.
In a study published by French HR Consultancy group Emerging and Times Higher Education, while US Universities continued to remain in the top spot, many universities of other countries have shown a tremendous improvement in employability over the last decade. Among the best-performing countries are Germany, China, and South Korea. India too has increased the number of universities in the Top 250 rank to find it on 15th rank, which is an improvement of 8 places over the last decade.
As for individual universities, IIT Delhi climbed 27 ranks from 54th in 2019 to 27th in 2020. The only other Indian university – Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has slid from Rank 43 in 2019 to Rank 71 in 2020. IIT Bombay has also made an entry in the Top 150 at number 128, an improvement of 25 places from 2019’s rank of 153.
IIT Kharagpur and Amity University have made a fresh entry into Top 250 Rankings this year with IIT Kharagpur at 195 and Amity at 236th rank.
Global Employability Ranking & Survey 2020: Top Indian Universities
|Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Delhi||27|
|Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore||71|
|Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Bombay||128|
|Indian Institute of Management, IIM Ahmedabad||184|
|Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kharagpur||195|
As for the global list, California Institute of Technology or CalTech unseats Harvard University to clinch the Top spot as the latter slipped to number 3 this year. Massachusetts Institute of Technology also gained a rank from third to second rank this year. US Universities claimed 7 spots in the top 15 most employable universities ranking. Australian National University has gained 14 places to enter the fold at number 15 from its 29th rank in 2019.
Global Employability Ranking & Survey 2020: Top 15 Universities
|California Institute of Technology||USA||1|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||USA||2|
|University of Cambridge||UK||4|
|University of Tokyo||Japan||6|
|University of Toronto||Canada||8|
|National University of Singapore||Singapore||9|
|New York University||USA||11|
|Technical University of Munich||Germany||12|
|Australian National University||Australia||15|
While the rankings continue to show a steady number of US Universities, overall the universities in both US and UK have shown a decline in the last 10 years. The country score of the US has fallen by 51 per cent in the last 10 years. The UK slipped from the second rank to the fourth position in terms of best-performing countries for employability with a 46 per cent drop in its country score.